Adrian at 70th birthday gig with Murray (Face Furniture).

New solo CD available, of all new songs; please use Contact page to request a copy. Title ‘King of Essex’ (not delusions of grandeur but title song about Anglo-Saxon ‘Prittlewell Prince’ who inspired a road protest).

FOLK POETRY In The Restrictions CD now available.KING OF ESSEX song CD now available. Use Contact page to request copies

The Buried Man, sample track from FOLK POETRY
I Still Hold You Dear, sample track from KING OF ESSEX

For current song activity, see SERVICES/ APPEARANCES

If you want to track down one of Adrian’s songs, send a message via CONTACT

Several collections of songs are available via this website, which will be listed in full, eventually!
These include albums
Discovering England
Comedy of Masculinity
Anarchy In the Ukelele
Out Of Love
Roadworks (this and above Out of Love albums originally released as double cassette album Hearts and Flyovers)

Songs from Roadworks and essay here
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/m/memory-maps-roadworks-adrian-may/

19991/2 or the end of the world review
Xmasphobia (with Chris Wager)

Plus Privately produced albums
Flightless Bird
Can’t Quite Stop Singing
English Primitive
Intimations
with more to be added, with some lyrics and audio tracks etc.

Past Songs of the Month

February 2021

Community Singing

December 2020

St Edmund Carol – new song for the season with good wishes.

March 2020

Cast Your Bread: poem inspired by Ecclesiastes book 11

February 2020

Folkies with Degrees: A brand new song in reaction to doing support at a current folk club.

January 2020

Getting Older from English Primitive CD album 2012, with Dave Sibley on trombone; increasingly appropriate!

December 2019

Praise the Lord on Christmas Day (tune written by Herbert May, words by his son John, arranged and performed by John’s son Adrian).
Merlin’s Return – rediscovered home cassette recording from 1979 and 40 years later seems ahem prophetic …